If you’re going somewhere fabulous and tropical can be cause for serious anxiety. You belong to a select group of savvy travelers, known for floating effortlessly into a coveted exit-row seat just moments before takeoff, slipping on an eye mask, and drifting off to dreamland. The savvy traveler has already enjoyed a culinary feast from the comfort of a cushy airport lounge, while everyone in her periphery is noshing for a paltry pouch of pretzels. And she doesn’t even have elite status! What she does have, however, is an arsenal of apps that only the smartest, shrewdest jet-setters know about. Here are nine of them you shouldn’t leave home without.
Most people aren’t aware that getting into luxe airport lounges doesn’t necessarily require elite status with an airline. Through the app, you can search for nearby lounges based on your location, skim through Yelp-like reviews and photos, and book day passes to lounges around the world. It’s a travel game changer, particularly during long layovers and flight delays. App